I`m a newbie! Bear with me. I`ve caused the fault but I don`t know what I did or how to correct the consequence!
Unless I go into MSCONFIG, I cannot invoke SAFE MODE.
STARTUP should automatically go into the SAFE MODE Menu, if there was a prior failure. Mine will not.
I cannot invoke the SAFE MODE menu from STARTUP by presssing the appropriate function key.
Normally Windows 7 is very resilient, I would rarely have to go into SAFE MODE but if I leave my PC with the Internet on the screen turns off and no matter what I do it will not restart till I`ve pressed the Power Off button on the PC. I use the SAFE MODE in the event of some sort of Systems crash.